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Purples in Cuba

Havana, Cuba, November 2016 Havana, Cuba, November 2016   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 13 May 2021 Posted as part of Cee’s Midweek Madness and Jude’s Life in Colour …
Purples in Cuba

Joy

      Copyright Debbie Smyth, 29 March 2018 Posted as part of Daily Post and Skywatch Friday
Joy

Rocking in Viñales

Hex colour Reference:  #7442c8 A colourful note:  Purple heart is the common name for a rainforest tree, Peltogyne, a tree that has incredibly strong wood.  Known as heartwood, it is famous for both its […]
Rocking in Viñales

Standing Ovation

. Part of the Crayola Colour Challenge, Hex colour reference:  #199ebd A colourful note:  the bright blue green shade joined the Crayola colour offerings in 1930.   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 5 March 2017 […]
Standing Ovation

Hockney at Tate

“Sir, You state, … that cigarettes will be sold in “boxes decorated in an off-putting shade of olive green”.  I don’t believe there are “off-putting“ colours … The colour will be quite […]
Hockney at Tate

Trendy Lippy

Our guide at El Paraiso, an organic finca, spoke excellent English, gave us an educational tour around the gardens and kept us highly amused. That very trendy makeup comes from a shrub […]
Trendy Lippy

Outrageous Orange

  Hex color reference:  #FF664E A colourful note: this red-orange shade is known in Crayola world as Outrageous Orange.  It was born in 1972 as Ultra Orange Fluorescent  but took on its more […]
Outrageous Orange

New

Happy New Year everyone!   I’m breaking my own one word rules to send you my wishes for a joyous, exciting and peaceful 2017. Over to you now to join […]
New